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Bridging the skill gap

WBJ asked Alain Dehaze, CEO of The Adecco Group, about the causes of youth unemployment in Poland, despite the record low rates and the challenges the job market will have to face in the future

Locked content Randstad: 21% of employees changed jobs in the last 6 months

As many as 21 percent of employees in Poland has changed their jobs in the last six months, according to a report compiled by Randstad work agency. In Q4, that number stood at 24 percent. The figure included both internal and external changes of positions. Furthermore, the mobility index, which indi...
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90% of firms in Poland experienced employee exodus – report

Nine out of ten HR managers and board members confirmed they have experienced uncontrolled employee exits in their company. As many as 77 percent of HR managers and 73 percent of management board members consider employee retention their top priority for the next 24 months, according to a report pre...

Locked content Truck drivers in demand, economists not – labor ministry

Truck and tractor drivers will be the most in-demand job in 2017, according to a report released by the ministry of family, labour and social policy. As many as 95.5 percent of surveyed experts picked that profession as the most sought after, compared to 78.9 percent last year. Welders are the secon...

Locked content Inflow of Ukrainian professionals welcomed by Polish employers

Poland’s labor market is increasingly attractive to foreign professionals, including managers and IT specialists, especially from the country’s eastern neighbors, according to the daily Rzeczpospolita. In the first nine months of this year, around 100,000 applications were submitted to obtain legal ...

Job turnover falls to 26% y/y in Q3

Turnover on the Polish labor market fell to 26 percent in Q3, compared to 29 percent in Q3, but unchanged from last year, according to the 25th annual “Labor Market Monitor”survey by the Randstad Research Institute. Poland had the highest job turnover rate after Britain out of the surveyed European ...

Immigrants in Poland work more but earn less

Immigrants in Poland work longer on average than Poles, but less money goes into their pockets. These findings were published on Thursday in a report by the National Bank of Poland (NBP) on the labor market situation in Q2 of 2016.

Locked content Polish companies complain about lack of qualified employees

Forty percent of Polish medium and large firms declare that they lack suitably qualified employees, and in the coming years, this problem is likely to get worse, the consulting company Grant Thornton reports. The company surveyed 10,000 medium and large companies in 36 countries, including 200 from ...

Locked content GUS: Average salary up 4.7%; employment up 3.1% y/y

In August, average monthly gross salaries in the Polish business sector increased by 4.7 percent on a yearly basis and reached PLN 4,213. Employment grew by 3.1 percent y/y, the Central Statistical Office (GUS) announced. The number of people in employment has not changed since July and totaled 5.76...

Locked content GUS: 160,000 new vacancies on Polish market in Q2

There were 159,358 new vacancies in Poland in Q2 2016, compared to 154,381 in the corresponding period last year, the Polish Central Statistical Office (GUS) reported on Friday. The figure is 3.2 percent higher than in Q2 2015 and 17 percent lower in comparison with the first quarter of this year, w...